Swimming

San Antonio awarded 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The Northside Swim Center in San Antonio will stage the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesThe Texan city of San Antonio has been awarded the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships.

Australians Clarke and Corry in photo-finish to bring Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships to close

By Gary Anderson

Kayla Clarke came out on top in a thrilling race against team mate Taylor Corry ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Kayla Clarke and Taylor Corry matched each other stroke for stroke in a thrilling women's 100 metres freestyle S14 final with Clarke awarded the win after a photo-finish on the final day of action at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena.

Another six records fall as IPC Swimming European Championships comes to a close

By Paul Osborne

Jennie Ekstrom was one of six athletes to set world and European records on the final day of the IPc Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesThe final day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships saw six more records fall to leave a total of 24 world and 42 European records broken in the Pieter van den Hoogenband Stadium in Eindhoven,.

Meyers sets second world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Rebecca Meyers set a second world record at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships today ©Getty ImagesAmerica's Rebecca Meyers was in world record breaking form again at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena as she set a global best time of 2min 26.86sec in the women's 200 metres individual medley S13 at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Centre.

Russian sets world record while home fans cheer double gold at IPC Swimming European Championships

By Gary Anderson

Russian Denis Tarasov set a world record on his way to picking up a European title in Eindhoven today ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussia's Denis Tarasov broke the men's 100 metres freestyle S8 world record on his way to victory, while Olivier van der Voort and Summer Mortimer secured two more gold medals for The Netherlands on the penultimate day of action at the International Paralympic Committee Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

Five more golds for US at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships, while Fox sets another world record

By Gary Anderson

Daniel Fox impressed at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Centre setting a world record in the 100m freestyle S14 ©Getty ImagesThe Rose Bowl Aquatics Centre in Pasadena witnessed another day of success for the United States as they claimed five more gold medals, while Australia's Daniel Fox repeated his performance from yesterday by breaking a world record twice on his way to victory at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships.

Ten more gold medals for Ukraine at IPC European Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Yevheniy Bohodayko helped Ukraine to win 10 golds on day five of the IPC Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesUkraine continued to be the standard bearers at the International Paralympic Committee European Swimming Championships as they won almost half of the 23 gold medals on offer in Eindhoven today. 

Meyers world record headlines dominant day for US at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Rebecca Meyers claimed gold and a world record at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesRebecca Meyers was one of five gold medallists from the United States on the second day of action at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, breaking the women's 400 metres freestyle S13 record in the morning heats before going on to take the title.

Dead heat highlight of IPC European Swimming Championships as Russia claim seven golds

By Gary Anderson

Claire Cashmore of Great Britain (left) and Russian Olesya Vladykina shared European gold in Eindhoven ©Getty ImagesA dramatic finish to the women's 100 metres breaststroke SB8 final saw Russian Olesya Vladykina and Claire Cashmore of Great Britain touch home in a dead heat to share gold on day four of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Swimming Championships in Eindhoven.
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